What does an Immigration Lawyer help with?

Immigration lawyers have a fairly unique role in comparison to other types of lawyers. These lawyers will help interpret the immigration law and help you analyse your rights, and strategies, and help you through the steps of the immigration process.  All legal matters relating to immigration and nationality are what immigration lawyers deal with. Their work can range from asylum and human rights claims via applications by family members and students, to how a business can secure immigration statuses for employees.

Their role is to break down the immigration process so you are able to gain a better understanding of the details regarding the overall process. They can prepare any paperwork on your behalf, which will save a lot of time and can be extremely reassuring to many people, along with help you with your organisation of documents and ensure to validate them.

With such serious matters, it is always advisable to seek professional help, as mistakes can be made when you do not have the appropriate knowledge or help from an experienced lawyer. Issues such as including incorrect information on immigration application forms can make the overall process much more complicated than it needs to be; an immigration lawyer will be able to help with these, knowing exactly what information is correct and necessary. This will give you peace of mind and will avoid such things as delays and refusals.

Finally, immigration lawyers will be trained and experienced enough to know what to expect. They will be able to take the appropriate measures to ensure the process is completed as quickly and efficiently as possible. Avoiding legal technicality issues will abolish the worry of delays and denied applications.

If you are looking to make the overall process a lot less stressful, seeking the professional help for immigration law could be the way forward. Matters to do with immigration can be demanding and time-consuming, giving the responsibility to an experienced lawyer could be hugely beneficial to you.


If you are currently seeking help regarding immigration law in Northampton, you can contact us for some guidance and advice, our people would be happy to assist you in any way they can!

Three Steps of a Personal Injury Claim

It is estimated that there are over three million people that are injured in an accident each year. This can be at home, in their own car, at work or even outdoors. Most of the time, these accident are someone else’s fault. This leaves the accident victims with the right to claim for compensation. But how should you do you this? What is the process of a personal injury claim? Read on to find out.

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Role of a solicitor in a criminal case

The solicitor is a legal professional who directs the office operations of judicial systems and various cases.

In a criminal case, the solicitor has the responsibility of assigning attorneys to the case while acting as their advisor.

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Can Child Custody Be Addressed in a Prenuptial?

Prenuptial agreements have the ability to override state law when it comes down to issues of alimony, debt distribution and properties in a divorce.

The one thing it cannot do is provide the solution to any issues relating to children who will be born to the marriage.

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What There Is to Know About Civil Litigation

Below we’re covering everything that you need to know about civil litigation.

Each stage presents a different challenge and technicals issues.

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Family Law: Divorce FAQs

Chartlands Chambers can help you through your divorce, and are answering some FAQs covering the process.

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Can family law cases really be a DIY project?

Recently, a judge in Bristol has allegedly been giving masterclasses on representing yourself in court following a legal aid cut that has left many fending for themselves.

The classes are said to cover what is worth knowing prior to turning up at court to DIY for a personal family case.

There haven’t been any comments on the law from any judges, or how the swingeing cuts have seen nearly all legal aid vanish for private family matters. These can range from post-divorce financial settlements, to the custody of children following parents’ splitting, also protective orders including non-molestation orders.

The judge who had been hosting the masterclasses began by laying out facts. Rising numbers of people are arriving at court absent of a lawyer, he said. In a three-month period in 2014, 80% of private family law cases saw at least one party attempting to fight a case without legal representation.

As the numbers of private family matters that are taken to court without the correct legal help rise, the presentation that was held regarding optioning a DIY approach received a hoard of questions once it had ceased.

Questions that had been asked included such: ‘What is the lawful basis for one parent to prevent a child from contact, without an order?’ and ‘If assessments presented to the court contain misrepresentation, what recourse does the injured party have?’.

What are your thoughts on the DIY approach to family law?